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Crosswords
Crossword puzzles take the form of a square grid of black and white squares. The goal of this word puzzle is to fill the white squares with letters, forming words or phrases, by solving clues which lead to the answers. (HARTFORD COURANT)
Crossword puzzles take the form of a square grid of black and white squares. The goal of this word puzzle is to fill the white squares with letters, forming words or phrases, by solving clues which lead to the answers. (HARTFORD COURANT) « Show less

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  • Health and Family Voices

    Dying in a peaceful way "Don't cry; be happy for me." Those were the words our 48-year-old daughter said to us three years ago as she lay dying from metastatic breast cancer, much like the mother of Nancy Watkins, as described in "Death unvarnished;...
  • Risk for macular degeneration goes up with age

    Risk for macular degeneration goes up with age
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 52 and have been diagnosed with dry macular degeneration. What could cause this in a person my age? ANSWER: No one knows exactly what causes macular degeneration, an eye disease that can lead to loss of sight in the center of...
  • Kirk Hinrich getting his 3-point stroke down

     Kirk Hinrich getting his 3-point stroke down
    INDIANAPOLIS — After the last game before the All-Star break, a peeved Kirk Hinrich vowed to improve his anemic 3-point percentage. Loss or no loss Friday night, mission accomplished. After splitting his two attempts in the 91-79 setback against...
  • Me and My Grandma: I aspire to be as strong and caring as Grammy

    •Name: Emily Sands •Age: 21 •Hometown: Pennsburg •Name: Josephine Searock •Where from: Nazareth •What you call her: Grammy, Gram •What she calls you: Emily, Em •What makes her special: Her strength....
  • 'Ghostbusters' Star Harold Ramis Dies at 69

    Harold Ramis, the estimable comedy writer, director and actor whose resume includes "Groundhog Day," "Ghostbusters," "Animal House," "Caddyshack" and "National Lampoon's Vacation," died on Monday at age 69. The Chicago Tribune reports that the cause of...
  • Review: Kneehigh's 'Brief Encounter' a playful, inventive homage

     Review: Kneehigh's 'Brief Encounter' a playful, inventive homage
    Some of you, upon hearing that "Brief Encounter" has been adapted to the stage, will immediately roll your eyes and ask, "Why would anyone be foolish enough to compete with the memory of David Lean's classic film?" Well, the British company Kneehigh has...
  • Local Voices North: Feb. 20 edition

    Local Voices North: Feb. 20 edition
    Letters to the editor from Schaumburg, Morton Grove, Park Ridge and Niles. Voter apathy The primary election season is upon us. Many citizens gripe about their disgust of government and of those who hold public office. Conversations then drift...
  • 'At Middleton' romantic comedy gets a middling grade

     'At Middleton' romantic comedy gets a middling grade
    "At Middleton," the new romantic comedy starring Vera Farmiga and Andy Garcia as strangers who collide during a campus tour with their college-bound kids, is like a feckless flirtation. I use the word "feckless" because it keeps popping up in the film,...
  • Supply of news is dwindling amid the digital media transformation

    Supply of news is dwindling amid the digital media transformation
    The word is out that we're embarking on a new golden age of journalism. In recent months some of the hottest names in the business — the Washington Post's Ezra Klein, Nate Silver of the New York Times, Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg of the Wall...
  • The Clue Is 'Centennial'

    When it comes to rewarding distraction — we would never suggest it was a waste of time — there's nothing quite like grabbing the crossword puzzle, retreating to a comfortable chair and battling it out with Mr. Shortz, Mr. Reagle or whoever...
  • Google celebrates 100 years of crossword puzzles with doodle

    Google celebrates 100 years of crossword puzzles with doodle
    What's a 10-letter word for the 100th anniversary of something, in this case crossword puzzles? Google is celebrating the centennial of crossword puzzles Friday with an interactive doodle on its home page. Users can head to Google.com to play the...
  • Apple's Tim Cook recaps 2013, teases 'big plans' for 2014

    Apple's Tim Cook recaps 2013, teases 'big plans' for 2014
    In a year-end memo to company employees, Apple CEO Tim Cook sparked more speculation over what the tech giant might have up its sleeve in 2014. "We have a lot to look forward to in 2014, including some big plans that we think customers are going to...